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Cellist/child Percy/Abel

Old-Fashioned Girl/sketches

Ariel

Poulynôe (Chorus)/Hecuba u/s

Katherina

K-Mart/sketches

Elmira

The Medic

Middle Emily/Adult Judy

Joy

Molly Gilman

molly@mollygilman.com

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Height: 4'11"


Belt to F

Legit to high C

Bronies! The Musical

Next Thing You Know (west coast premiere)

Alice in Wonderland (U.S. premiere)

Pillars of New York (world premiere)

Einstein is a Dummy

The Adventures of Holly and Snowflake

Absolutely Halloween

Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party

All About Santa

Annabelle and the Snow Queen Express

Dorothy's Adventures in Oz

Drempels

Snowhite

Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award nominee:

     Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Funny Girl)

NJACT Perry Award nominee:

     Best Leading Actress in a Play (The Late Christopher Bean)

All-State Choir (conductor Virginia Moravek), Regional SSAA Choir (Emily Ellsworth)

Cellist. Formal classical training since age 8. Can sightread or learn by ear, arrange own part, improvise, bass lines, underscore, and accompany self.

     Onstage/in character - solo or scene underscore (American Shakespeare Center, Powerhouse/NYSAF)

     Accompaniment ('Seawife' band, ASC in show and live preshow/interlude; 'Melancholy Play'; 'Trojan Women')

     Orchestra (section leader), Pit Orchestra ('Cabaret' at Vassar College), Chamber Music (Drew Univ., Stirling Duo)

Other instruments: guitar (rudimentary), piano (by ear & some chord tabs), recorder/penny whistle (by ear)

Educational theater:     

     American Shakespeare Center workshop instructor ('Embedded Stage Directions', 'Gender Roles'), talkbacks

     Vital Theatre Co.: "Think Pink!" workshops, class instructor, talkbacks/meetgreets, autograph/photo op.s, birthdays

     Paper Mill Playhouse Summer Theater Conservatory: Junior Plus division (ages 11-14): Admin. intern, improv. teacher

     Directed The Strollers' junior production (ages 9-13) of "The Timid Dragon"

     Directed the Jewish Community Project's 9th Annual Purim Spiel (ages 8-11): "The Whole Megillah" (Spiegel/Wolpow)

Directed Rori Nogee's "Fragments" at Don't Tell Mama, Molière's "The Would-Be Gentleman" at Culver City Public Theater, and Katy Erin's "The Cure to Mortality" at Hollywood Fringe Festival

Deputy Music Director/Vocal Coach/Arranger for "Trojan Women", Santa Monica Playhouse, "SeaWife", ASC

Misc: Valid driver's license, passport; bicyclist (mountain/hybrid), swimmer (breast stroke/crawl/backstroke/diving), sight-singing, whistling, lip trills, nose harp, meowing; accents (English, Scottish, Russian, NYiddish Grandma, etc), voice impressions (e.g. "My Little Pony"); random trivia, science literate, can sing 1-3 musical versions of most 'Lord of the Rings' poems


Paige

Waverly

Lorna Liddell/Tweedle-Dee

Carrie (orig. role)

The Cat

Snowflake

Cattypuss

Queen of Hearts, Alice Liddell

Mrs Cookie Claus

Mac the Maker (orig. role)

Dorothy Gale, Em/Patches/Ozma

Medusa

The Queen, Snowhite

Ms Clancy (orig. role)

Doctor/Grisolan

Maria

Fabian

Pinkalicious, Wink/Al swing

Fan Scrooge/Beggar Boy

Receptionist

Ilona Ritter

Essie Carmichael

Abby

Little Sally

Johanna

The Minstrel

Zlata

Sarah Stone

Vagina workshop

Lucy

The Cellist: Julian

super: Nibelung

Khorikos singer

self (headliner)

featured soloist

'Marriage of Figaro': Susanna

12 Angry Women

SeaWife (workshop)

Have You Tried Sexxx, Too?

The Tempest

The Trojan Women

The Taming of the Shrew

Happy Hour

The Moor's Petard

Billy Bonfire

Judy's Dead

Duct Tape and a Dream

NEW YORK THEATER

American Shakespeare Center: professional acting apprentice

          (classical text analysis, original staging conditions, embedded stage directions)


American Theatre Wing's SpringboardNYC

          (musical theater, audition technique, business/management)


Paper Mill Playhouse Summer Theatre Conservatory

          (musical theater, audition workshop, dance, performance)


Vassar College & NY Stage and Film Powerhouse Theater

          (musical theater, Shakespeare, audition technique, dance, text analysis, performance)


Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Senior Corps

          (Classical & contemporary text analysis, voice, movement, performance)

Alaine Alldaffer, Tom Rowan (TVI); Neil Worden (VC), Emily Zacharias

Jake Berger (SToNJ), Drew Cortese (NYSAF), Jim Warren (ASC)

Annie Grindlay (Margie Haber Studio - LA); Michael Stork (NYSAF), J. Max Sullivan (TVI)

Ken Magos (current teacher: belt to F, strong mix, legit to high C)

Viviane Thomas & Drew Minter (bel canto: soubrette soprano)

Betsy Mackenzie-Stubbs (legit solo & choral)

Diane Foster, RaShawn Holloway, Abby Saxon, Kathy Wildberger

LA THEATER

TOURING

A Christmas Carol

The Hotel Project

She Loves Me

You Can't Take It With You

The Late Christopher Bean

Urinetown: The Musical

Sweeney Todd

Once Upon a Mattress

Necessary Targets

No Way to Treat a Lady

The Vagina Monologues

Largo Desolato

Melancholy Play

REGIONAL

Das Rheingold

Songs of Life: Melancholy Beauty

An Evening of Music & Comedy II

New Voices '99, '00, '02

The Marriages of Mozart

OPERA/CONCERTS/REVUES

ORIGINAL CAST RECORDINGS

Academic

Conservatories

TRAINING

     Monolog/Scene Study

     Shakespeare

     Film

Acting

Awards/Select Groups

Singing

Workshops/AudTech

Voice Over

Dance

SPECIAL SKILLS

Off-Off-Broadway

Wink/Alison (orig. role), Pinkalicious

Countess Marlena Kellsburg

Sergeant/Grandmother

Storyteller

Off-Broadway